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Adventure Development Ltd

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Description

Adventure Development Ltd (ADL) is a not for profit organisation that aims to help young people & whanau who are dealing with alcohol & drug issues and/or mental health difficulties. 

We also offer the Thrive! Te Pae Ora service. Read more here.

ADL has offices in Dunedin, Timaru and Invercargill that also cover rural areas and a mobile team in the Central Lakes area. We can see you at school, in the community or at home.

Programmes

Youth Alcohol and other Drug Service (YADS) - South Canterbury

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

This service is for young people aged 12 - 19 years old (under 16s ideally should have parental consent to start the process).

Referrals can come from anywhere for this…

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Description

The Youth Alcohol and Drug Service Brief Intervention can help you develop a better understanding of the effect of alcohol and drugs and support you if you would like to…

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Adventure Development Counselling Programme (ADC) - Alcohol and Drug or Co-existing Addictions

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions

Regions

Central Lakes, South Canterbury, Dunedin - South Otago, Southland, Waitaki

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Access to this service is through internal referral only. Please speak to an ADL staff member if this interests you or you want to know more.

Eligible service users include:…

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Description

ADC is a longer term program that can offer support to young people wanting more intensive support with alcohol or drug issues. It is only internally referred - please speak…

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Youth Brief Intervention Service (YBIS) - South Canterbury (mild to moderate)

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Community based support - mental health

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

You can refer yourself, or be referred by family, GP, guidance counsellor or other agencies.

To be eligible for the Youth Brief Intervention Service (YBIS) – Mental Health:

  • The young person…

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Description

We can see people for up to six 1 hour long sessions (within a 12 month period) and because we are a mobile service, we can catch up at home,…

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Community Support Work - Timaru

Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - mental health

Regions

South Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Referrals can only be made through South Canterbury DHB - iCAMH Team or Adventure Development Limited.

Description

Our programmes offer a wide range of options for responding to the needs, interests and goals of the young person. The programmes are strengths based and aim to;

  • Engage youth…

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Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Fees

Our services are funded by the Southern District Health Board, South Canterbury DHB, and by the Ministry of Social Development and are free to clients and their families.

Staff

Adventure Development is staffed by registered health practitioners.

Depending on the area the teams are Occupational Therapists, NZAC registered Counsellors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Nurses, and DAAPANZ registered Alcohol and other Drug Practitioners.

Contact Details

599 Princes Street, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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Central Lakes Mobile Team

Central Lakes

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62 Yarrow Street, Invercargill

Dunedin - South Otago

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196 Evans Street, Timaru

South Canterbury

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This page was last updated at 12:31PM on July 28, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Adventure Development Ltd.